Publications in: Regulatory economics

A Laboratory Study of Auctions for Reducing Non-point Source Pollution

Subsector:Regulatory economics
Published: 2003
Document type:Staff publication

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, vol.  46:  446 – 71, 2003. Cason, T.N., Gangadharan, L. and Duke, C.

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OLS and Instrumental Variable Price Elasticity Estimates for Water in Mixed-Effect Models Under a Multipart Tariff Structure

Subsector:Water and sewerage
Published: April, 2002
Document type:LE publication (working papers and economic briefs)

A mixed-effects residential demand model for potable water is developed using a longitudinal data set constructed for the analysis. The data set comprises of 1,065 households from the Sydney Metropolitan and Wollongong areas, covering sixteen quarters from 1990 to 1994. The purpose of developing the demand model is to use it as a base model […]

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Assessment of the Benefits of Universal Postal Service to Consignia

Subsector:Regulatory economics
Published: March, 2002
Document type:Report

The report for Postwatch evaluates and quantifies the benefits of Consignia’s (Royal Mail) Universal Service Obligation (USO). The study reports the results of the application of a general economic model using pricing and production decisions by a multi-product monopolist to the postal sector. The methodology employed uses demand and supply side models and techniques to […]

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An Experimental Test of Design Alternatives for the British 3G / UMTS Auction

Subsector:Telecom and media
Published: January, 2002
Document type:LE publication (working papers and economic briefs)

In spring 2000, the British government auctioned off licences for Third Generation mobile telecommunications services. In the preparation of the auction, two designs involving each a hybrid of an English and a sealed-bid auction were suggested by the government: a discriminatory and a uniform price variant. We report an experiment on these two designs, and […]

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De Waterindustrie in Engeland En Wales (The Water Industry in England and Wales)

Subsector:Water and sewerage
Published: June, 2000
Document type:Staff publication

Economisch Statistische Berichten Dossier:  Liberalisering van Netwerksectoren, Nederlands Economische Instituut, 22 June 2000, Volume 85, No. 4261, 2000. Jones, S.

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Key Regulatory Concerns in Latin American Energy, Telecoms and Water Sectors

Subsector:Regulatory economics
Published: 2000
Document type:Staff publication

Utility Regulation in Latin America, Privatisation International, Utility Regulation 2000 Series, Volume 2, 2000. Giacchino, L., Herrera, C., Jones, S., Maggs, P., Ros, A. and Sepetys, K.

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The Importance of Well Functioning Retail Markets for Creating Competitive Wholesale Electricity Markets

Subsector:Regulatory economics
Published: June, 1999
Document type:Staff publication

The Electricity Journal, June 1999. Goulding, A., Rufin, C. and Swinand, G.

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Real Options: Valuing Nuclear Generation with the Option to Shut Down

Subsector:Regulatory economics
Published: 1999
Document type:Staff publication

Bridge Strategy Quarterly, Fall 1999. Swinand, G. and Swinand, P.

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